Hoeydonck, Paul van, 1925-

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Paul Van Hoeydonck, born in Antwerp in 1925, is a Belgian artist, best known for his aluminum sculpture Fallen Astronaut, which was placed on the Moon by the Apollo 15 crew in 1971, to commemorate the astronauts and cosmonauts who have died in the advancement of space exploration. Van Hoeydonck is also a painter. https://www.widewalls.ch/artist/paul-van-hoeydonck/
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creatorOf Hoeydonck, Paul van, 1925-. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Jasia Reichardt correspondence 1956-1987 The Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Van Hoeydonck, Paul, 1925- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Waddell Gallery (New York, N.Y.). Waddell Gallery records, 1960-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Harald Szeemann Papers
creatorOf HOEYDONCK, PAUL VAN. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Giuseppe Panza papers, 1956-1990. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Hoeydonck, Paul van, 1925-. Paul van Hoeydonck : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
Harry Shunk and Shunk-Kender photographs Getty Research Institute, Research Library
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associatedWith Apollo 15 (Spacecraft) corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Scott, David Randolph, 1932- person
associatedWith Waddell Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
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Art, Belgian--20th century
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Birth 1925




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